1: Coprosma (Scrofa) Hawk Moth (Hippotion scrofa) waiting out the day on
old umbrella after escaping recent rains by sheltering under caravan
2: Yellow Emperor (Dragonfly) (Hemianax papuensis) drying out on scleria
stem after early morning crawl from Tyto creek and emergence into the day.
3: Female Eastern Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) has eyes only for fruit on cheese tree (Glochidion ferdinandi) in Tyto.
Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.
Oooh, look! What's that shiny black and white bird? It's so smooth and black on back and head. Could it be a rarely seen Satin Fly...
Dusky Moorhen pauses while attending to morning toilette in Townsville Palmetum. Not my target bird, but couldn't find Rufous Owl repo...
Remember this? And this? Or this? Now the scene is this. Queensland Parks and Wildlife burned east of road in Town Common Co...